Philippe Dufour is setting salerooms alight; WatchBox has invested in De Bethune; Chrono24 has secured LVMH-backed funding; Watchfinder is presenting all the James Bond watches in its Paris showroom; Richard Mille has launched a certified network for its pre-owned watches… for watch fans, the moving and shaking is on the pre-owned market.
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Cartier, Panerai, Hermès, Jaeger-LeCoultre, IWC… these are the names that send watch enthusiasts into raptures. Better still, some of their newest timepieces don't carry a five-figure price tag. Gentlemen, here's our selection of luxury watches priced under €6,000*.